PhD in Business
Skilled psychology instructor and systemic thinker with progressive psychology work experience in the areas of coaching, organizational development, data analysis, job analysis, succession planning, competency modelling, training and development, and DEI. Dependable and organized team player with the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently. Passionate about educating organizations about neurodiversity by engaging management, and empowering, and enabling workers to learn and succeed.
Aishwarya is an experienced career coach and mental health consultant, working across the UK, US, and India. Their coaching practice has focused on working with neurodivergent and LGBTQ+ individuals looking for workplace and career support. As a Workplace Strategy Coach at Genius Within, they aim to continue providing coaching support to neurodivergent individuals and look forward to engaging with the diverse community of coaches who bring their depth of practice to this space. They aim for coaching to be a space of learning and support where they will work together with you to co-create structure and facilitating strategies. Their approach to coaching is thus flexible, as well as a dynamic and reflective space for clients to grow.
Aishwarya is also pursuing a PhD in Organizational Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London with a focus on ADHD careers. They have a background in research and practice with communities, culture, identity, and mental health. Their previous experience has included work with organisations to conduct mental health research for educational, tech, and social justice spaces.
Master's certificate in in Executive coaching and mentoring
Anita is an accredited professional executive coach and qualified coach supervisor; she has been working with Genius Within as an associate coach since 2012.
Before qualifying as a coach, Anita worked in senior human resources roles for large international technology companies, including training and development. Anita was drawn to coaching because she enjoys the one to one focus and the depth of the relationship you can build. Anita identifies as neurodiverse, she has learned to value her own strengths and finds it rewarding to help others on their journey.
When Anita is coaching at her best she is really engaged in listening, she loves the creativity of finding the right question to ask, or the right coaching framework that suits the moment. Anita finds working with neurodivergent people keeps her constantly curious and interested, because each person is so different, and forges their own unique path.
Anita believes that by giving people space to explore different aspects through coaching they can develop their own potential and resilience to succeed.
Benjamin has over a decade of experience coaching adults and teams within a variety and range of sectors, occupations and experience levels.
He is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coaching Federation and a Mental Health First Aider.
Prior to moving into full-time coaching Benjamin spent twenty years within various marketing communications roles in the UK and Australia.
As a coach his work involves everyday individuals, rising stars, senior managers and board-level directors across a range of commercial, government, not-for-profit, creative and technical sectors.
ILM Level 5 in Coaching and Mentoring
Beth passionately believes that everyone can thrive in work and life and that we just need to work out the conditions we need for that to happen. Beth uses a range of techniques focusing on individual strengths to create the conditions for sustained change. Beth is an accredited coach and group facilitator of over 20 years helping navigate change in careers and work-based and professional development coaching.
Gaining a recent diagnosis in later life and having a neurodiverse family has given Beth a deeper understanding of the challenges in the workplace and society for those who think and experience the world differently.
Caroline has worked as an associate coach for Genius Within since 2013, which is before discovering the extent of neurodivergence in her own family. Funnily enough she was always drawn to the idea of unusual and original minds!
Caroline is a Chartered Psychologist with over 25 years’ experience working in a range of private, public and third sector organisations. Over the years she has coached at all levels and different stages of careers. She also currently lectures on the Industrial and Work Psychology MSc programme at the University of Hertfordshire.
Caroline is passionate about supporting neurodifferences in the workplace and the higher education sector. She uses a strengths-based approach in all her coaching to help clients identify their and achieve their full potential. When she is coaching at her best, she is using active listening to get to the heart of what they want. Caroline thrives on facilitating her clients to see their clear way forward.
Christoffer has built his career in helping people from all walks of life discover, understand and implement best practice changes. He is a coach, facilitator and musician with over 20 years experience in both personal development and group coaching, with qualifications in relational dynamics coaching.
Christoffer has experience in banking, professional services, defence, education, NHS and homelessness. Christoffer has lived experience of neurodivergence, managing long covid and supporting those seeking to destigmatise mental health. Christoffer has long been a proponent of the social model of disability, from his days creating art projects as a form of inclusive activism, touring Europe and South America. Christoffer uses creative tools to facilitate coaching conversations, as well as technology.
As an experienced accredited coach and NLP Practitioner, Claire is passionate about enabling people to be their best and achieve their full potential. Creating a safe space for clients to share their experiences and challenges and enabling them to find the answers. She uses a strengths-based approach empowering clients to create their own personalised strategies.